1985 Saunders SC 1986 Saunders SC 1987 Saunders SC 1988 Old Bens SC 1989 Saunders SC 1990 Renown SC [other source: Ratnams SC] 1991 Saunders SC 1992 Saunders SC 1993 Renown SC [other source: Ratnams SC] 1994 Renown SC 1995 Pettah United SC 1996 Saunders SC 1997 Saunders SC 1997/98 Ratnams SC 1998/99 Saunders SC 1999/00 Ratnams SC 2000/01 Saunders SC 2001/02 Saunders SC 2002/03 Negombo Youth SC 2003 Blue Stars SC 2004/05 Saunders SC 2005/06 Negombo Youth SC 2006/07 Ratnams SC 2007/08 Ratnams SC 2008/09 Army SC 2009/10 Renown SC 2010/11 Don Bosco SC 2011/12 Ratnams SC 2013 Number of Titles (27) 12 Saunders SC (Colombo) 5 Ratnams SC (Colombo) 4 Renown SC (Colombo) 2 Negombo Youth SC (Negombo) 1 Army SC (Colombo) Blue Stars SC (Kalutara) Don Bosco SC (Negombo) Old Bens SC (Colombo) Pettah United SC (Colombo)
Colombo City League NB: founded 1911 as Colombo Association Football League, renamed Colombo Football League for 1920/21 season; some of the earliest known Colombo football clubs in that time were St. Michaelís SC, Chums SC, CH & FC, Police, the Ceylon Light Infantry (CLI), Bloomfield Club, Colombo Rovers and the Ramblers. 1911 Royal Artillery 1932 Saunders SC 1933 Saunders SC 1941 Hyde Park XI [championship known as De Mel League Championship] 1943 Hyde Park XI 1944 Saunders SC 1949 Saunders SC 1953 Sunrise SC 1957 Old Bens SC 1958 Old Bens SC 1959/60 Victory SC 1962 Red Lions SC 1963 Victory SC 1964 Victory SC 1985 Ratnams SC 1986 Ratnams SC 1987 Ratnams SC 1988 Ratnams SC NB: missing years unknown; the 1911 edition was apparently the first as a tournament was organised by the Colombo Football League on the occasion of the 94th anniversary of its formation. Kandy City League NB: founded 1925 as Kandy Amateur Football League [KAFL], later called Kandy District League, which also served football in Matale, Gampola, Nawalapitya, Kurunegala and Kegalle. (Later these towns formed their own leagues.) Some of the leading clubs in the early 1930s were Old Antonians SC, Old Kingswoodians SC, Police SC, YMCA, YMMA Kandy, Greenfield SC, Rovers SC, Phoenix SC, Kandy Sports Club and Red Stars SC. 1925 Antonian's [aka St. Anthony's College] 1928 Old Antonians SC 1929 Old Antonians SC 1930 Old Antonians SC 2002 York SC NB: Old Antonians SC were founded 1927 as successor club of Antonian's; champions missing years unknown
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